Monthly Archive for June, 2009

: June, 2009

Overtime Going on Vacation

Some people have been a little puzzled when I told them I am staying local for my first vacation of the year. The truth is I always take time off right when the high school season ends, and I have no
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Taylor Zito: Building on a Strong Start

(Taylor Zito is coming off a stellar sophomore season as the pitcher for Stamford High School’s softball team, leading the Black Knights to a league playoff berth and a win in the state tournament.
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The Fortt Chronicles: Carolina Road Trip

Stamford High School linebacker Khairi Fortt returned yesterday from a visit to the University of North Carolina. Fortt said the school’s stock has gone up after his two-day trip. “I had a real good
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Patrick Murphy: Looking Back on a Super Sophomore Year

(Patrick Murphy had a strong sophomore season, earning a starting job on the Trinity Catholic High School baseball team. Murphy will be writing about his experiences playing this summer). By Patrick
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Taylor Zito: The Interview

Ask anyone about Taylor Zito and they will tell you she is funny, personable, warm-hearted…..and a pretty good pitcher. Zito just finished her sophomore season for the the Stamford High School
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Fortt to Chronicle Recruiting Process; Zito, Murphy New Bloggers

Stamford has become accustomed to basketball players making the leap from high school to the highest level of Division I college ball, mostly from the recent parade of Trinity Catholic boys players.
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Now What?

It seems like a reasonable question: when you are writing a blog about high school sports, and the high school sports season is over….. Now what? For one, the blog is not shutting down for the
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Westhill’s Trip to Yankee Stadium Postponed

The members of the Westhill High School softball team have had  a season of ups and downs, so perhaps it is no surprise that they will have to wait a little longer for the highlight of their year. The
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I Swear This is a True Story

After all these years I thought I had heard everything that could possibly happen in high school sports. Usually there are tales of administrative incompetence or, most often, overbearing parents who
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Bobby Valentine Blogging for The Advocate

It is not customary to use my blog to plug the blogs of others, but in this case I think it is important to make an exception. Stamford’s Bobby Valentine, along with his long-time friend and current
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